Rare Book & Manuscript Library
 

Richard Wald collection of newsroom ethics policies and handbooks, 1963-2014

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1810
Bib ID 12207248 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Wald, Richard
Title Richard Wald collection of newsroom ethics policies and handbooks, 1963-2014
Physical Description 1.25 linear feet (1 record carton)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

The handbooks and policies are not arranged.

Description

Summary

A small collection of policy manuals and ethical guidelines produced by organizatiuons such as ABS news, CBS news, and The New York Times.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Richard Wald collection of newsroom ethics policies and handbooks; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2016.2017.M058: Source of acquisition--Richard Wald. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--10/7/2016.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed, ptl 10/12/2016.

Revision Description

2016-10-13 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

All links open new windows.

Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Handbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University. School of Journalism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalistic ethics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wald, Richard Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Richard Wald worked as a journalist and newspaper editor (the NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE). He made the move to television in the mid-1960s. He worked for NBC News for nine years, the final four as president. After a brief executive return to print at the Times-Mirror Company in Los Angeles, Wald joined ABC, where he displayed considerable durability as senior vice president of the network's news division. In this position, he oversaw the operations of such news programs as "World News Tonight with Peter Jennings""20/20""PrimeTime Live""Nightline" and "Good Morning America". He ended his distinguised career as Fred W. Friendly Professor of Professional Practice in Media Society Emeritus at Columbia University.

External users and Columbia affiliates may view materials on-site at RBML. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only Columbia affiliates may view materials on-site at Avery, Starr, and Burke. After clicking 'Submit Request', users will login with their UNI and password (Columbia affiliates) or their special collections account (external users). Appointments are required and will be arranged according to each individual repository's policy.


Series I: Newsroom ethics policies and handbooks


Most have not been published or heretofore available to the public.



Box 1 Folder 1 Report of the Independent Review Panel Dick Thornburgh and Louis D. Boccardi on the September 8, 2004 60 Minutes Wednesday Segment "For the Record" Concerning President Bush's Texas Air National Guard Service, 5, January 2005


Box 1 Folder 2 Food Lion. "A Case Study in Journalism Ethics" compiled by Professor Jean Folkerts, 15, July 1998


Box 1 Folder 3 Food Lion. "A Case Study in Journalism Ethics" compiled by Professor Jean Folkerts, 15, July 1998


Box 1 Folder 4 ABC News Policy Book, 1981


Box 1 Folder 5 NBC News. "A Guide to Radio and Television News Writing and Operations", 1970


Box 1 Folder 6 ABC Standards and Policies, 1980


Box 1 Folder 7 ABC News Policy Book, 1994


Box 1 ABC News Policy, 2014


Box 1 ABC News Policy, 1994


Box 1 National Association of Broadcasters The Television Code, 1980


Box 1 National Association of Broadcasters The Radio Code, 1980


Box 1 Creating Images: American and Japanese Television News Coverage of the Other, 5&6 March1994. Conference report


Box 1 Sexuality, Television and Broadcast Standards by Melvin S. Heller, M.D. (ABC Broadcast Standards and Practices)


Box 1 Columbia University. Graduate School of Journalism. Class of 2007 (2 copies), 2007


Box 1 Columbia University. Graduate School of Journalism. Pamphlet


Box 1 The Fairness Doctrine 1950-1990 How the U.S. Government Officially Revised and Reduced Television News Coverage by Corydon B. Dunham


Box 1 NBC News Division. "Policies and Procedures", November 1963


Box 1 New York Times. Ethical Journalism: Code of Ethics for the News and Editorial Departments, January 2003


Box 1 New York Times. Ethical Journalism: Code of Ethics for the News and Editorial Departments, January 2004


Box 1 Best Practices The Art of Leadership in News Organizations. Insights from the careers of 20 news executives by Shelby Coffee III For the Freedom Forum


Box 1 Best Practices The Art of Leadership in News Organizations. Insights from the careers of 20 news executives by Robert J. Haiman For the Freedom Forum


Box 1 Best Practices The Art of Leadership in News Organizations. Insights from the careers of 20 news executives by Av Westin For the Freedom Forum


Box 1 Columbia University. Bulletin of Information. School of Journalism Announcement 1912-1913 18 May 1912, 1912-1913, May 1912


Box 1 The Walt Disney Company. Standards of Business Conduct, 1994


Box 1 The Arizona Republic Ethical Guidelines for Journalists


Box 1 CBS News Standards (small 3 ringed binder)


Box 1 Broadcasting Standards Council. Annual Report and Code of Practice 1988-89